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English definition of “lay sth aside”
lay sth aside — Phrasal Verb with lay
/leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid)
› to put something away or to stop using something: We laid it aside as a defective unit and installed a newer one.
› to stop doing something, especially to stop thinking or talking about something: Laying aside healthcare for now, our main item on the agenda is unemployment.
› to keep something, usually money, for use in the future: She's trying to lay something aside for her retirement.